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When a Risk-Averse Agency Leader Takes A Leap of Faith

February 7th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet   By Catherine Merritt As someone who has worked since she was in eighth grade (yes, I was the shampoo girl at Mary Sue’s Hair Design), going out on my own never felt possible, not even an option. I always gravitated towards stability, safe-roles and opportunities that would be around for years to come. […]

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Words Matter: How To Speak With Authority

January 16th, 2017 · No Comments

Tweet By Tim Conway As Adjunct Faculty at Chicago universities for the past decade, I have witnessed endless presentations.  Being a generous grader who rounds-up, most productions barely earn a “C.” Reason for poor performance:  Undergraduates/MBAs bore audience through over-use of “fillers.”  Unfortunately, these bad habits carry forward to the workplace. A filler word or […]

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Embracing Change: A Career Capsule Interview With LimeGreen Moroch CEO Michon Ellis

December 19th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetBy Behnam Riahi Q: How did you start LimeGreen? A: 12 years ago, I was at the McDonald’s Corporation. My wife and I were getting ready to have our first kid and we just bought our house. I then decided to leave my great job McDonald’s to start my own business . . . basically […]

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Career Capsule: Nina Abnee, Chief Client Relations and ‘Problem Solver’ at Leo Burnett

December 16th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetBy Brooke Dahnert Nina Abnee is the Chief Client Officer at Leo Burnett in Chicago. Nina is renowned as a leading woman in advertising and Chicago Ad Woman of the Year (2010). In college Nina majored in history and wasn’t exactly sure what she wanted to do with her career. She ended up moving to […]

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Claire Koeneman: ‘Built to do Business Deals’

December 14th, 2016 · No Comments

TweetBy Brooke Lichtman Claire Koeneman brings almost 20 years of experience with her to H&K, advising public and private companies to achieve their strategic, financial and business goals. As a leader at H&K she has helped shape the strong corporate culture of her office into what it is today. During our interview Claire shared some […]

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